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London/Edinburgh Next Week.

Thank you, thank you abby d for your suggestions! Dishoom seems to be a fun spot and I am excited about the options for the perfect drink after the play. Just can't wait to get there!
Thanks again.

May 13, 2012
chicagoblueplate in U.K./Ireland

London/Edinburgh Next Week.

Thank you for your kind tips! Yes, we will check out St. John hotel instead - I didn't even know that existed, but the breakfast menu is much more extensive than B& W.

I didn't really mean that J. Sheekey was greasy - I thought that we could just save money going to the Oyster Bar instead of the original restaurant. I thought that the munchy box in Edinburgh might be the greasy highlight of the trip...

What are the neighborhoods with a large Pakistani population? Advice is well appreciated and if you are ever near the Chicago area I would be glad to return the fav.

May 12, 2012
chicagoblueplate in U.K./Ireland

London/Edinburgh Next Week.

Hello All! There are quite a few posts like this that I have already looked through, but none that hit exactly what I was trying to do right on the head. I need a little bit of help. My husband and I are all set to go the UK next week and have the eating schedule below planned - I really need some advice and help with the question marked mealtimes. This is our first vacation since our honeymoon to Montreal seven years ago and I hope to make it really nice! We love good food and we love greasy food as you will see from the proposed list below - let those comments fly....

London -
Lunch - Great Queen Street
Dinner - J. Sheekey Oyster Bar (did I mention we are trying to be as frugal as possible?)
(chose J. Sheekey for proximity to theatre district)
Drinks (after play) - ???

Breakfast - St. John Bread and Wine (only time that works out)
Lunch - The Queen's Larder, Russell Square (close, sorf-of, to Kings Cross Station)
Dinner - Edinburgh - Whiski
Late Night - Edinburgh - Cafe Piccante for greasy fried food (my husband's insistence for a Munchy Box)

Lunch - Kitchin in Leith

Then with friends until Sunday night dinner back in London, staying in the West End - looking for a fabulous Indian restaurant and don't really want to go all the way cross-town to Tayyabs??Help.

May 12, 2012
chicagoblueplate in U.K./Ireland